Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father's house have sinned.
1 Kings 8:28
Yet have respect for the prayer of your servant, and for his supplication, LORD my God, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which your servant prays before you this day;
2 Chronicles 6:40
"Now, my God, let, I beg you, your eyes be open, and let your ears be attentive, to the prayer that is made in this place.
The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous. His ears listen to their cry.
Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my petitions.
Now therefore, our God, listen to the prayer of your servant, and to his petitions, and cause your face to shine on your sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.
Day and night
1 Samuel 15:11
"It grieves me that I have made Saul king; for he has turned back from following me, and has not carried out my commandments." And Samuel was angry; and he cried to the LORD all night.
Evening, morning, and at noon, I will cry out in distress. He will hear my voice.
LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before you.
and she had been a widow for about eighty-four years), who did not depart from the temple, worshipping with fastings and petitions night and day.
Won't God avenge his chosen ones, who are crying out to him day and night, and yet he exercises patience with them?
1 Timothy 5:5
Now she who is a widow indeed, and desolate, has her hope set on God, and continues in petitions and prayers night and day.
2 Timothy 1:3
I thank God, whom I serve as my forefathers did, with a pure conscience. How unceasing is my memory of you in my petitions, night and day
and I said, "My God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to you, my God; for our iniquities have increased over our head, and our guiltiness has grown up to the heavens.
Now therefore make confession to the LORD, the God of your fathers, and do his pleasure; and separate yourselves from the peoples of the land, and from the foreign women."
I acknowledged my sin to you. I did not hide my iniquity. I said, I will confess my transgressions to the LORD, and you forgave the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
For we have all become as one who is unclean, and all our righteousness is as a polluted garment: and we all fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.
Why does a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?
I prayed to the LORD my God, and made this confession, "O Lord, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant and loving kindness with those who love him and keep his commandments.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
2 Chronicles 28:10
Now you purpose to keep under the children of Judah and Jerusalem for bondservants and bondmaids for yourselves. Aren't there even with you trespasses of your own against the LORD your God?
2 Chronicles 29:6
For our fathers have trespassed, and done that which was evil in the sight of the LORD our God, and have forsaken him, and have turned away their faces from the habitation of the LORD, and turned their backs.
We have sinned with our fathers. We have committed iniquity. We have done wickedly.
Then I said, "Woe is me. For I am undone, because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."
Our fathers sinned, and are no more; we have borne their iniquities.
among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.